Senior Accountant - Chichester

Highly Competitive Salary
Ref: 590 Date Posted: Monday 26 Feb 2024

Futures Recruitment Services are supporting a new client who is looking to expand its team in the heart of Chichester.   The team has an exciting career opportunity for a highly motivated individual, predominantly working with commercial clients within the Business Services Group. The role would be split between our Worthing and the new Chichester office

As a business, they are very proud of their approachable and collaborative style of working and are looking for people to join who share our commitment to providing clients with an outstanding level of service.

What can the business offer you as the Senior Accountant :

  • Opportunity to progress your career within the Firm
  • Hybrid working
  • Agile working hours and space
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Generous holiday entitlement with the opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan scheme
  • Lifestyle Hub where you receive discounts for online and high-street stores
  • Death in service and other associated benefits
  • Modern office environment situated in the heart of Chichester
  • Relaxed dress code policy
  • Generous employee referral bonus scheme

What are the key attributes and knowledge required as the Senior Accountant:

  • Must be ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience preparing financial accounts, ideally within an Accountancy Practice
  • Knowledge of various software packages
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Be organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Experience in cloud accounting software and knowledge of payroll and company secretarial matters would be an advantage.

What will the role of the Senior Accountant include:

  • Providing premium support accounts service to the Supervising Director or Partner
  • Pro-actively assisting in the maintenance of current client relationships whilst also seeking to establish new client relationships
  • Preparing and reviewing statutory financial statements and corporation tax returns to assist clients in meeting their compliance requirements and ensuring all relevant tax reliefs are being claimed
  • Helping to develop junior members of the team
  • Providing weekly, clear, and prompt communication in relation to timescales and deliverability of assignments
  • Attending training courses and independently maintaining professional competence

Apply Now if you:

  • Are ACCA or ACA qualified?
  • Have a strong accounts background, gained in Practice
  • A good knowledge of various accountancy software packages
  • Have great communication and team working skills
  • Are confident in delegating and reviewing accounts work
  • Have experience in direct contact with clients
  • Experience in cloud accounting software and knowledge of payroll and company secretarial matters would be an advantage.

Call the team today to discuss more regarding this opportunity